Covance Senior Research Assistant

Part time
Madison, WI
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Covance Senior Research Assistant 

Location: Madison, WI 


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Research Assistant to join our Immunohistochemistry team.  Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Join us & be a part of this life-saving work! 


In this role you will: 

  • Develop methods and performs immunohistochemistry on a variety of laboratory animal tissues in compliance with the appropriate SOPs, and Good Laboratory Practices. 

  • Serves as a technical lead on projects. 

  • Reviews work of others for quality, accuracy, and soundness of technical judgment. 

  • Leads client calls and visits. 


Thrive personally and professionally at Covance 


Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare and ensuring the well-being of our animal models. 


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 24 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance. 



What we’re looking for 

Senior Research Assistants are the most successful at Covance with: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science. 

  • ASCP certification or Master’s degree a plus. 

  • HT or HTL certification a plus. 

  • At least three years of hands on histology experience including paraffin microtomy and IHC experience using automated IHC stainers e.g. Leica and Ventana. 

  • Experience in a GLP regulated laboratory environment a plus. 


Get to know Covance 


Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world. 


The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential. 


Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.